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September, 2014

Hackett House Gift Shop Resumes Regular Schedule

Monday, September 8, 2014

Hackett House Gift Shop resumes its regular schedule, Monday through Saturday, 11am to 5pm. Come see all the amazing items our buyers have purchased for the shop this season.

Hackett House Birthday Party

Thursday,  September 18, 2014; 5 – 8:00pm

Join us for for our Member and Customer Appreciation Night. We’ll show you how to tie scarves, accessorize with jewelry and more, all while enjoying complimentary wine and cheese.  Everyone welcome…bring a friend!

 

October, 2014

Making a World of Difference Awards Ceremony and Banquet

Thursday, October 9, 2014; 6:00 to 9:00pm 

Our annual event honors individuals who have made a substantial difference in people’s lives around the globe through their humanitarian efforts.  Three outstanding humanitarians will be honored at the “Making a World of Difference” gala planned at Tempe Center for the Arts on October 9, 2014. This is Tempe Sister Cities’ way of thanking and honoring humanitarians who bring hope and comfort to deserving people worldwide. Everyone is invited! Meet and Greet begins at 6:00 p.m. with Dinner and Awards Ceremony to follow at 7 p.m.

For details on this year’s Honorees, click here.

Cost is $80 per person. Registrations required.

To register for this event you can call Jane Neuheisel at 480-838-0437 or register online.

Oktoberfest at Tempe Town Lake

Friday, October 10, 2014 – Sunday October 12, 2014

Tempe Sister Cities largest fundraiser. Free Entry. Food and local Beers with 4 stages of non-stop music. Family Fun…Carnival Rides, Kid Zone, Wiener Dog Races and more. Check out the Oktoberfest Website for more information.

Member and Customer Appreciation Night

Thursday,  October 16, 2014: 5 – 8pm

Join us for our monthly Fun Night. We’ll show you how to tie scarves, accessorize with jewelry and more, all while enjoying complimentary wine and cheese. Let’s have a party!!!

Dinner Party Cooking Class with Chef Brian Peterson

Monday, October 27, 2014

There’s a new restaurant in Chandler. Earnest, previously Cork, still features Executive Chef Brian Peterson, but with a new twist on the popular neighborhood restaurant. A background at The Boulders and Lon’s at the Hermosa honed the culinary skills he now shares with us.

For further details, see our Dinner Party Cooking Classes page.

To register for this Cooking Class, please call 480-350-8181 or register on-line!

November, 2014

Passport to the World – Session I

Saturday, November 1, 2014; 9:15am – 1:00pm

A multi-cultural program for Girl Scouts, ages 7-12 years that explores Tempe Sister Cities through arts, crafts, music and food.  Exclusive Hackett House patches awarded. Register online through the Cactus-Pine Girl Scout Council website.

Dinner Party Cooking Class with Darin Taverna

Monday, November 3, 2014

We invite you to meet and dine with Darin Taverna, the Arizona Republic’s 2014 Phoenix’s Top Home Chef, as he brings his creativity to our dinner table, showing us just why he won the votes from the Republic’s Food and Dining team.

For further details, see our Dinner Party Cooking Classes page.

To register for this Cooking Class, please call 480-350-8181 or register on-line!

Superfoods Kitchen Club Cooking Class with Kim Lahn

This class will feature organic superfoods in dishes that look and taste so good, you may forget how good they are for you but your body will thank you.

For further details, see our Kitchen Club Cooking Classes page.

To register for this Cooking Class, please call 480-350-8181 or register on-line!

Chocolate Happy Hour and Holiday Boutique with an International Flavor

Thursday, November 13, 2014; 6:00- 8:30pm for food, Cocktails Served Until 10:00pm

Calling all choc-o-holics! This November 13th, Hackett House has the dessert delights you have been craving. Every November for the past twelve years, Hackett House has satisfied Valley sweet toothes with our Chocolate Happy Hour.  Can you think of a better way to usher in holiday cheer than with chocolate, chocolate, and more chocolate, while taking care of your holiday gift list at our unique boutique?  Music, Flamenco Dancers, Tapas, Cash Bar, Silent Auction and More!  Registration is required. The cost is $29.00 per person; $25 per person for members of Tempe Sister Cities or $25 per person for two or more and includes one wine, beer or sangria.

To register for this phenomenal event, please call 480-350-8181 or register on-line!

Citrus Staples Kitchen Club Cooking Class with our Citrus Mistress Jean Peters and Kathy Andrews

Taste the flavors and intensity that local citrus brings to your table and taste.  From sipping limoncello to soup, salad, entree and dessert, discover essentials that augment a well-stocked kitchen pantry.

For further details, see our Kitchen Club Cooking Classes page.

To register for this Cooking Class, please call 480-350-8181 or register on-line!

Hackett House Accessorize Christmas

Thursday,  November 20, 2014; 5-8pm

Join us for our monthly Accessorize Fun Night. We’ll show you how to tie scarves, accessorize with jewelry and more, all while enjoying complimentary wine and hors d’oeuvres.

Nutcracker Tea

Sunday, November 23, 2014; 1:00 – 3:00pm

Just before the craziness of the Holiday Season, come join us for an unforgettable experience. Sunday, November 23, 2014, Hackett House will be partnering with the Southwest Ballet Youth Company to present an unforgettable Nutcracker’s Tea with costumed dancers interacting with the children.  Costumes are encouraged. Tea is served from 1pm to 3pm and includes delicious sweets and savories. The cost is $25.00 per person. You can also pre-order some of our delicious scones to take home with you! $24.00 for a baker’s dozen and $12.00 for a half-dozen. Flavors vary per tea menu.

Registration required. To register for this phenomenal event, please call 480-350-8181 or register online!

Dinner Party Cooking Class with Chef Greg Wiener

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Come and get a close-up view of Chef Gregory Wiener, the executive chef at the Top of the Rock in Tempe. Having spent time at The Boulders and JW Marriott resort, he now enjoys expanding his culinary touch to include the business side of the restaurant.

For further details, see our Dinner Party Cooking Classes page.

To register for this Cooking Class, please call 480-350-8181 or register on-line!

December, 2014

Dinner Party Cooking Class with Kathy Andrews

Monday, December 1, 2014

Join Kathy as we celebrate modern day renditions of some historical foods of Macedonia and Ecuador, two of our Tempe Sister Cities that are 11,000 miles apart on different continents.  Sip apple and cranberry kompot  from Macedonia as your taste buds are invited to small plates of the contrasting  foods from two fascinating countries.  Tease your palate further as Gale Andrews introduces us to burgeoning Arizona wines to accompany this eclectic menu.

For further details, see our Dinner Party Cooking Classes page.

To register for this Cooking Class, please call 480-350-8181 or register on-line!

Holiday Boutique

Friday, December 5, 2014 – Sunday, December 7, 2014; 11:00am – 5:00pm

Visit the Hackett House Gift Shop during the Tempe Arts Festival to see all our beautiful and unique  decorations and gifts! Prizes given throughout the day.

Holiday Tea

Saturday, December 13, 2014; 1:00pm – 3:00pm

Sign up for a tea in one of Hackett House’s historic Friendship Rooms, and you’ll find yourself enjoying a wonderful ritual from a more tranquil time. The cost is $25 per person. Champagne, mimosas and wine are available for purchase. You can also pre-order some of our delicious scones to take home with you! $24.00 for a baker’s dozen and $12.00 for a half-dozen. Flavors vary per tea menu.

Registrations required. To register for this tea you can either call us at 480-350-8181 or register online.

January, 2015

Passport to the World – Session II

Saturday, January 24, 2015; 9:15am – 1:00pm

A multi-cultural program for Girl Scouts, ages 7-12 years that explores Tempe Sister Cities through arts, crafts, music and food.  Exclusive Hackett House patches awarded. Register online through the Cactus-Pine Girl Scout Council website.

Young Artists Reception

January 28, 2015; 7:00pm- 9:00pm, Hackett House

The 2015 Young Artist Program Showcase and Awards Presentation at Hackett House honors all students participating in the 2015 Sister Cities International Young Artist Competition. All entries will be on display for viewing. Dessert Served. Friends and Family Welcome. Free.

February, 2015

Valentine Tea

Saturday, February 7, 2015; 1 to 3:00pm

Sign up for a tea in one of Hackett House’s historic Friendship Rooms, and you’ll find yourself enjoying a wonderful ritual from a more tranquil time. The cost is $25 per person. Champagne, mimosas and wine are available for purchase. You can also pre-order some of our delicious scones to take home with you! $24.00 for a baker’s dozen and $12.00 for a half-dozen. Flavors vary per tea menu.

Registrations required. To register for this tea you can either call us at 480-350-8181 or register online.

Geography Bee

Wednesday, February 11, 2015; 9:00am; Tempe City Hall

Held at City Hall every year, the winner of each school’s Geography Bee for grades four to eight competes for the chance to win the overall Tempe Sister City Geography Bee.

Mardi Gras

Friday, February 13, 2015; 6:00pm to 10:00pm

The ultimate Mardi Gras street party is a lot closer than you think. Hackett House brings the New Orleans spirit to Tempe for the jazziest jamboree in town. Live Music, International Cuisine, Door Prizes, and one beer, wine or soda included in price. There will also be a No-host Full Bar, Silent Auction, and a Prize for Best Costume.  Registration is required. The cost is $29.00 per person; $25 per person for members of Tempe Sister Cities. $25 per person for two or more registrants.

To join the fun, please call 480-350-8181 or register online!

March, 2015

Spring Boutique

Friday, March 27 to Sunday March 29, 2015; 11:00am – 5:00pm

Visit the Hackett House Gift Shop during the Tempe Arts Festival to see all our beautiful and unique  decorations and gifts! Prizes given throughout the day.

April, 2015

Cinderella Children’s Tea

Saturday, April 11, 2015; 1:00 – 3:00pm

Enjoy a Cinderella Tea celebrating the Disney classic.  Costumes are encouraged. Tea is served from 1pm to 3pm and includes delicious sweets and savories. The cost is $25.00 per person. You can also pre-order some of our delicious scones to take home with you! $24.00 for a baker’s dozen and $12.00 for a half-dozen. Flavors vary per tea menu.

Registration required. To register for this phenomenal event, please call 480-350-8181 or register online!

May, 2015

Mother’s Day Tea

Saturday, May 9, 2015; 1 to 3:00pm

Treat your mother, grandmother or yourself to an incredible Mother’s Day Tea. Held in one of Hackett House’s historic Friendship Rooms, you’ll find yourself enjoying a wonderful ritual from a more tranquil time.

The cost is $25 per person. Champagne, mimosas and wine are available for purchase. You can also pre-order some of our delicious scones to take home with you! $24.00 for a baker’s dozen and $12.00 for a half-dozen. Flavors vary per tea menu.

To register for this tea you can either call us at 480-350-8181 or register online.

 

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